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2016-06-23 09:42 by Karl Denninger
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Remember, Germany has strict gun laws.  It allows acquisition and ownership only with a documented "need" for same, which cannot include "mere" self-defense.  You are required to have liability insurance to get a carry license.  There are "safe storage" requirements, and, as of 2009, both a federal gun registry and actual monitoring (on request, no warrant required!) of those safe-storage requirements.

Nonetheless "someone" just went into a theater heavily-armed there and started shooting; 25 are confirmed shot (no confirmation on the number of dead -- yet.)

Of course the media is trying to bury the story.  After all, it's impossible for someone to get a gun and use it for unlawful purpose in Germany...... but someone did, and yet there are no armed civilians there able to stop him either.  SWAT is apparently on-scene but they'll probably do what they did in Orlando and let people bleed out on the floor while "negotiating".....

Gee, I wonder why the skittle-crapping Unicorn believers didn't have their expectations met?  Sorry about the extra holes in your bodies over there, but that's what you get when you believe that giving up the right to personally protect yourself through the ownership of firearms will be adhered to by those with criminal -- or terrorist -- intent.

Update: Anyone care to bet on how the gunman was stopped?  He was shot. Gee, I thought you didn't need any guns in Germany?  How many more shots does the bad guy get when there are only a few good guys with guns?

Update #2: It appears the cops immediately took out the shooter -- with guns, of course.  And, it appears they're better marksmen (by far) than our cops, in that they only shot the bad guy (and killed him.)  Gee, funny that.... how come our cops (1) are cowards and (2) can't shoot straight?

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